Membership Classes

Fellow
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Fellow if that person:-
(a) is a Professional Engineer of the Institution or has fulfilled the conditions for such membership;
(b) has attended an appropriate university, college or school and holds a degree or other   qualification acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership;
(c) at or not more than one year before the time of making his or her application for admission as a Fellow, the applicant is or has been:-
(i) engaged for not less than ten years in a position of superior responsibility in the   administration, design, execution or operation of such important work as in the opinion of the Engineering Council is within the practice of professional engineering or an allied discipline; or
(ii) in practice as a consultant in is or her own account for not less than ten years and has    acquired eminence in the profession; or
(iii) lecturing or teaching at such university, institute or school in such responsible position and for such length of time of not less than ten years; or
(iv) engaged in research of any approved nature for not less than ten years.
(d) has prepared and presented a Technical Paper at either an Institutional or other recognized event or published a paper in a recognized technical journal.

Professional Engineer
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Professional Engineer if that person:-
(a) has attended an approved university, college or school and holds a degree or other     qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and
(b) at, or not more than one year before the time of making the application for admission as a Professional Engineer, is or has been:-
(i) engaged in the administration, design, execution of professional work or research     of approved nature for a period of at least two years; or
(ii) employed as a lecturer or teacher for a period of at least four years inclusive of postgraduate training; and A person may, on application to the Council of Engineers be       admitted as a Member if that

(c)  (i) either has undergone training in industry or at postgraduate level acceptable to the
Engineering Council for a period of at least two years under an approved professional person; or satisfies the Engineering Council that he/she has other suitable professional training; and
(ii) has after such training, gained relevant experience of at least two years, one of which   should be in responsible position as determined by Council.

Incorporate Engineer
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as an Incorporate Engineer if that person:-
(a) has been educated in the profession for such period and passed such examination as may  from time to time be determined by the Engineering Council; or
(b) has improved their educational attainment by the submission to the Membership and     Continuous Professional Development Committee of a thesis, report or technical essay of a    standard acceptable to the Engineering Council coupled with oral discussion on the subject matter with members of the Membership and Continuous Professional Development  Committee to their satisfaction; and
(c) at, or not more than one year before the time of making the application for admission as     an Incorporate Member, is or has been:
(i) engaged in the administration, design, execution of professional work or research
of approved nature for a period of at least two years; or
(ii) employed as a lecturer or teacher for a period of at least four years inclusive of
postgraduate training; and
(iii) either has undergone training in industry / or at postgraduate level acceptable to the
Engineering Council for a period of at least two years under an approved professional
person; or satisfies the Engineering Council that he/she has other suitable professional
training; and
(iv) has after such training, gained relevant experience of at least two years, one of
which should be in responsible position as determined by Council.

Associate Engineer
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as an Associate Engineer if that person:-
    (a) has attended an approved university, or technical college and holds a degree or other     qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; or
(b) has been educated in the profession for such period and has passed such examinations    as may from time to time be determined by the Engineering Council;
and
(c) at, or not more than one year before the time of making an application for admission as     an Associate Member, the applicant is or has been:
(i) engaged in work of an administrative or technical nature within the profession; or
(ii) employed as a lecturer or teacher in an approved Institution ; or
(iii) engaged in research of an approved nature; and
(iv) has undergone post qualifying training acceptable to the Engineering Council for
a period of at least two years.

Graduate Engineer
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as
a Graduate Engineer if that person:-

(a) has attended an approved university, technical college or school and holds a degree or    other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; or
(b) has been educated in the profession for such period and has passed such examinations    as may from time to time be determined by the Engineering Council; and
(c) is undergoing a period of training in industry related to engineering or allied discipline   after graduation.

Student Engineer
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Student Engineer if the applicant is a bona fide student at an approved institution studying an accredited degree program or equivalent, recognised by the Engineering Council

TECHNOLOGISTS’ CATEGORY

Professional Technologists
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Professional Technologist if that person:-
(a) is a Full Technologist Member of the Institution or has fulfilled the conditions for such    membership; or
(b) has attended an appropriate university, college or school and holds a diploma or other     qualification acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and
(c) at, or not more than one year before the time of making his application of admission as a   Professional Technologist the applicant is/has been in a position of responsibility acceptable by the Engineering Council for not less than ten years.

Full Technologist
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Full Technologist if that person:-

(a) has attended an approved university, college or school and holds a diploma or other   qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; or
(b) has been educated in the profession for such period and passed such examination as may  from time to time be determined by the Engineering Council; and
(c) at, or not more than one year before, the time of making the application for admission as a Technologist , the applicant:-
(i) has undergone training in industry acceptable to the Engineering Council for a period of        at least two years under an approved professional person; or
(ii) the Engineering Council is satisfied that the applicant has other suitable professional      training; and
(iii) that the applicant has after such training, gained relevant experience of at least two years.

Trainee Technologist
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Trainee Technologist if the applicant:-
(a) has attended an approved university, technical college or school and holds a diploma or    other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; or
(b) has been educated in the profession for such period and has passed such examinations     as may from time to time be determined by the Engineering Council; and
(c) is undergoing a period of training in industry related to engineering or allied discipline    after graduation

Student Technologist
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Student Technologist if the applicant is a bona fide student at an approved institution studying an accredited diploma program or equivalent, recognised by the Engineering Council.

TECHNICIANS’ CATEGORY

Certified Technician
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Certified Technician if the applicant:-
(a) is a Full Technician Member of the Institution or has fulfilled the conditions for such    membership; or
(b) has attended an approved technical college or other training institution and holds a technician’s certificate or other qualification acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and
(c) At, or not more than one year before the time of making his application of admission as a
Professional Technician, the applicant is/has been working for not less than ten years.

Full Technician
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Full Technician if the applicant has attended an approved technical college or other training institution and holds a technician’s certificate or other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and either:-
(a) has undergone training acceptable to the Engineering Council for a period of at least two   years under an approved engineering professional; or
(b) satisfies the Engineering Council that such an applicant has other suitable professional   training; and has after such training, gained relevant experience of at least two years.

Trainee Technician
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as
a Trainee Technician if the applicant:-

(a) has attended an approved university, technical college or school and holds an advanced certificate or other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and
(b) is undergoing a period of training in industry related to engineering or allied discipline after graduation.

Student Technician
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Student Technician if the applicant is a bona fide student at an approved institution studying on an accredited certificate
program or equivalent, recognised by the Engineering Council.

CRAFTSPERSONS’ CATEGORY

Master Craftsperson
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Master Craftsperson if such an applicant:
(a) is a Craftsperson member of the Institution or has fulfilled the conditions for such membership; or
(b) has attended an approved technical training institution and holds a full crafts certificate or     other qualification acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and
(c) at, or not more than one year before the time of making his application of admission as a Master Craftsperson, the applicant has been working for not less than ten years and has acquired wide experience in his profession.

Full Craftsperson
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Craftsperson if the applicant:-
(a) has attended an approved technical training institution and holds a full crafts certificate or other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership; and either
(b) has undergone training acceptable to the Engineering Council for a period of at least two  years under an approved professional person; or
(c) the Engineering Council is satisfied that the applicant has other suitable professional training; and the applicant has, after such training, gained relevant experience of at least two years.

Trainee Craftsperson
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Trainee Craftsperson if the applicant:
(a) has attended an approved technical training institution and holds a full crafts certificate or other qualifications acceptable to the Engineering Council for this class of membership: and
(b) is undergoing a period of training in industry related to engineering or allied discipline after graduation.

Student Craftsperson
A person may, on application to the Institution, be admitted as a Student Craftsperson if the applicant is a bona fide student at an approved institution studying an accredited craft certificate program or equivalent, recognised by the Engineering Council.

                                                                                    HONORARY MEMBER
The Engineering Council may elect any person, who is not a member of the Institution, Honorary Member for:-
(a) Exceptional and important services relating to engineering or allied disciplines.
(b) Exceptional and important services rendered to the Institution
(c) Whose association is beneficial to the Institution

                                                                                         LIFE MEMBER
The Engineering Council may elect any person who is or has been a member of the Institution Life Member for:-
(a) Distinguished work in engineering or allied disciplines.
(b) Exceptional and important services relating to engineering or allied disciplines.
(c) Exceptional and important services rendered to the Institution

                                                                                   AFFILIATE MEMBER
The Institution may approve as an Affiliate Member, in any membership category or class, any person who is a member of an affiliate professional society approved by the Engineering Council.

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